Articles Categorized: Art and Leisure

Sculpting with petals

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HYDRANGEA-inspired pieces currently being produced by Whakatane sculptor Pam Mossman are garnering plenty of attention. Pam says the concept for the ornamental pieces, ornately formed…

Fun wellness event

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BOOSTING health, energy, and vitality is the aim of a day-long event being held in Whakatane next month. Wonderfully You is the brainchild of Ang…

Bring out your antiques

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ANYONE who has ever watched the Antiques Roadshow and wished they could take their own pieces of interest along to such an event are in…

Photography a gift to share

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TE taha wairua (the spiritual dimension) does not show itself to many people let alone be captured on camera, so when unexplainable details were revealed…

Magical Margaret Mahy

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During July, a number of adventures are planned to celebrate the life and works of Margaret Mahy. Margaret, who died in July 2012 at the…

Winter wonderland

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OHOPE art gallery 4 Arts Sake will take on a warm and intriguing glow this weekend when its Winter Wonderland display lights up on today.…

A quick whirl around Europe

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Bypassing queues is a good reason for touring Europe with an organised coach tour. As we found in Britain, you can stand a long time…

Flood copying for food victims

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Heritage Studios, Auckland have teamed up with the BOP Acacia Charitable Trust to provide free digital copying of photographs for flood-affected Eastern Bay families. Many…